Matt Pitarresi
Matt PitarresiSenior Account Manager

Matt is a Senior Account Manager. In this role, he works on a number of Next Street programs to help small business owners and entrepreneurs launch or grow their business and develop their own small business toolkit. He currently leads the WE Master Leadership Program, working with SBS to design and execute dynamic and relevant programming for women entrepreneurs and small business owners in NYC. He also designs and manages communities for Next Street’s clients.

On working at Next Street

From my very first interview, it was clear the firm’s mission is the driving force for all the great work being done here. Working at Next Street provides an unmatched opportunity to do critical work in support of our mission with some of the most driven and supportive colleagues I’ve ever worked with.

Prior to Next Street, Matt has over 10 years of experience across both the private and public sectors. He was a part of Teach For America Buffalo’s charter corps in 2014, helping to establish TFA’s footprint in Buffalo. Matt also spent 5 years working as a consultant in the financial technology space. In that role, he managed dozens of client relationships, developing a wide range of customized solutions for clients.

Matt graduated from Hamilton College in 2008 with a degree in Economics. He received his MSEd, TESOL from Canisius College in 2016.

Outside of Next Street

Outside of Next Street, Matt can be found exploring his new home of West Palm Beach, FL. A lifelong New York Stater, you can find him exploring everything South Florida has to offer, from green markets to snorkeling. Matt is always on a search for delicious, so you can usually find him trying a new restaurant or tinkering with a dish at home. He tries to see as much live music as possible and loves a good detective novel.

Get to know Matt

  • Foreign languages: Italian, Spanish
  • Buffalo Commons Charter School Board Member
  • Teach For America Buffalo Alumni Council Member
  • Rise Collaborative Contributor